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What is Sepsis?

Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of infection that arises when the body’s response to infection injures its own tissues and organs. While sepsis can occur with any infection, it most commonly occurs with pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin infections, wound infections or abdominal infections…

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Sepsis Alliance

Sepsis Alliance

Sepsis Alliance, a leading patient advocacy organization, is saving lives and reducing suffering by improving sepsis awareness and care. Through, Sepsis Alliance Institute, Sepsis Alliance Voices, Sepsis Alliance Connect, and Sepsis Innovation Collaborative, Sepsis Alliance is providing healthcare professionals, the general public, and those touched by sepsis with the education, support, and advocacy to save lives and limbs. Sepsis Alliance is enacting and influencing positive change for the 1.7 million people diagnosed with sepsis each year including the 350,000 adults and 6,800 children who die in the U.S. Infection prevention is sepsis prevention. For more information on Sepsis Alliance, a GuideStar Platinum Rated and Charity Navigator Four-Star rated 501(c)3 charity, visit